Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek aims at passing the most thrilling, difficult, and adventurous pass of Langtang Trekking Region which demands physical fitness and daringness. Ganja La pass (5,130m/ 16,751ft) is always filled with snowy which makes it beautiful, chilly, and tough to pass by. The pass may be tough but the view encountered on its way is worthwhile for all the long breathe, long trek, and hardship to pass Ganja-La. During Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek of 16 days, the day from Ngengang to Keldang via Ganja La pass is the most breathtaking in the aspects of difficulty as well as in the aspects of scenery trekkers get. Langtang Ganja-la pass Trek is carried out in Langtang Trekking Region within the Langtang National Park. Langtang National Park is the 2nd largest national park of Nepal established in early 1976 and the first National Park around Himalaya with an area of 1,710 sq. km which is also famous as a habitat of a rare red panda. The Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek trail passes through the Langtang National Park which enables trekkers to observe diverse flora and fauna. Likewise, the travelers have a chance to enjoy the diverse culture and tradition of Nepalese ethnic community as Tamang, Bhotia, Hyalmo. These communities reside at the high hills of Langtang Trekking Region and serve all the travelers and trekkers visiting Langtang Trekking Region. Tamang, Bhotias, Sherpa, and Hyalmo communities are traditionally enriched with the Buddhist religion, culture, and tradition of Tibetan origin.
Langtang Ganja-La Pass trek allows trekkers to have amazing vista highest mountains of the world from Annapurna Himalaya region to Manaslu (8,163 m) and also the view of mountains like Ganesh Himal(7,405 m), Langtang Lirung (7,234m) Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft) and Shalbachum(6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south. The trail is also crafted with traditional villages away from the urbanization accompanied by terrain farmlands, dense woods, and a high chance of encountering rare red panda and other wildlife like snow leopard, musk deer, black bear, tahr, ghoral, common langur.
Tarke Gyang- the temple of 100 horses
Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek is not just attractive for its unspoiled natural beauty but also for the years-old historical traditions, culture, and stories respected, adored, and conserved by the local people. One of the villages of Langtang Ganja La pass trail which carries the beliefs and values since the ancient period in Tarke-Gyang. Tarke-Gyang means the temple of 100 horses in the local language. As per the beliefs of locals, the great Lama (Buddhist monk) brought 100 horses from Kathmandu (kingdom of Kathmandu in ancient days) as a reward from the King for his good deeds. Then, the Lama established the temple in 1727 which was further rebuilt in 1969. The locals highly value the temple and follow the beliefs with great respect towards the Lama and the temple. Following the belief, the village itself is named as Tarke Gyang. Tarke Gyang has facilitated and served many Buddhist masters to meditate and practice. Nearby Tarke Gyang, there are many caves where the Lamas have stayed and meditated for the years. Travelers and Trekkers can ask about the history and beliefs of Tarke Gyang with locals during the Langtang Ganja La pass Trek. Any trekkers wishing to have deep details can communicate with locals on their stay at Tarke Gyang during Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek.
Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek begins with a drive up to Dhuncha from Kathmandu valley as per the Langtang Trekking package promoted by Nepal Adventure Team. Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek has the highest elevation up to 5,130m/16,751ft of Ganja- La pass which requires physical fitness of trekkers. However, the beginner trekkers can also carry this trek as Nepal Adventure Team has managed the Langtang Ganja- La Pass Trek itinerary by considering the health of every enthusiastic traveler either experienced or the novel one. Nepal Adventure Team ensures the representative of the company guides and supports you throughout the journey to make it enjoyable.